Blues is the perfect place to start learning to play jazz piano. You'll learn blues scales, shuffle patterns and all kinds of bluesy riffs and patterns.
In this lesson, piano students of any level will learn an essential blues piano lick. Students can also use this lesson to level-up their blues sound.
What is cocktail blues piano? You can use these 4 steps to master this specific dialect of cocktail jazz to add some bluesy personality to your sound.
This blues lesson is like no other. You will get more beginner blues piano mileage out of 2 chords and 4 notes than you thought possible with these 6 steps!
Mix jazz scales into your blues piano improv to add interest and variety with this breakdown of the Dominant Diminished scale for all playing levels.
Learn slow jazz and blues piano improvisation right now! Essential chords & professional techniques for beginner, intermediate & advanced jazz pianists.
Learn Oscar Peterson piano improvisation licks and riffs using major and minor blues scales, chord outlines, blues ornaments and harmonized lines.
Learn how to play smooth blues piano licks using 3 essential Grips. You'll discover how to connect blues licks and riffs to improvise seamless blues lines.
Learn 2 essential blues scales for blues piano improv: Major Blues Scale and Minor Blues Scale. Learn an exercise and how to improvise a blues solo.
Learn 3 techniques for slow blues piano improv, including blues chords, 12-bar blues form, the harmonized blues scale, 8th lines, triplet lines, and slides.
Learn 5 rhythm exercises for blues piano improv. We'll cover the blues scale, 12-bar blues form, & 1-measure & 2-measure "Rhythm Templates".
Learn how to play 2 blues roll piano exercises. Master blues roll timing, multiple positions, combining hands, and transforming any lick into a roll.
Improvise jazz piano with a walking bass line. You'll learn the Turnaround Progression, the blues scale, and 3 exercises to practice improvisation.
Learn to play 3 blues piano runs to take your blues improv to the next level. Runs include the Crunch Run, Turn-Run, & Gospel Slide Triplet Run.
Learn to play 5 amazing jazz piano scales for improv on dominant 7 chords, including Mixolydian, Dominant Diminished, and Altered Scales.
Learn 3 exercises to master slow blues piano improv, inluding 8th note, triplet, and slide exercises over the minor blues walkdown progression.
Learn 2 jazz piano intro runs that work on any lead sheet, including Cocktail Jazz, Jazz Swing, Latin Jazz, Blues, Bossa Nova, Samba, and Jazz Ballads.
Learn 3 essential blues piano Fire Licks and riffs to create an exciting blues improvisation. You'll improv over 12 Bar Blues with your teacher Jonny May.
Learn 3 essential blues intros that work over just about any blues tune. Plus, use these as blues outros.
Learn how to comp or accompany in a blues band using rich quartal voicings and chromatic chord connectors.
One of the simplest approaches to beginner jazz piano improvisation. Using only 2 chords & 1 scale, you'll play 8th & triplets lines, turns, slides, & runs.
Learn 7 blues piano styles, including the Shuffle, Burlesque, Slow Blues, 4-On-The-Floor, Jazzy Blues, Boogie Blues, & Funk Blues.